• Innovation School



    Alex W. Spence Middle School & Talented and Gifted Academy has been accepted to be a College & Career Preparatory choice school starting the 2021-2022 school year!

     Click here to read the Dallas ISD article.



  • College Career Prep

  • What makes us a College & Career Preparatory? 

    Starting in Fall 2021, Spence will be recognized for the robust programs we offer that support all students' college and career preparation. Some of these programs include: 

    • Project-based learning with Design Thinking curriculum
    • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) courses
    • College and Career Readiness/Career Investigation courses
    • Honors courses available to all students in Math, Reading, Science, and Social Studies
    • 9 courses offered for High School Credit (Algebra I, Astronomy, English I, Physics, Professional Communications, Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, World Geography)
    • Education Opens Doors (non-profit partnership)
    • Assessment for Learning (district partnership)
    • Institute for Learning (district partnership)
    • Numerous extracurricular opportunities
    • Advisory College & Career Readiness Skills curriculum
    • Explicit skills instruction to develop our 6 essential College & Career Readiness skills


    CCR Skills